Whole Pig Roast

pig roast
A whole pig roast is not for everyone. Slowly cooking a large whole hog on a rotisserie over a fire pit is a lot of work requiring time, money and planning. However, for those brave enough to tackle cooking a whole pig, this becomes an amazing summer celebration event which you will remember for years. Your friends will be impressed and, even more importantly, your taste buds will be impressed! The sight of a whole pig cooking over a fire pit is unforgettable and creates an air of celebration and good times. The glazed, golden skin is beautiful and delicious. This is truly a feast for all your senses!

So how do you do it? How do you go about planning and executing roasting a whole pig? Well thats the fun part! Get ready for an adventure you won't soon forget. You've come to the right place. Below you will find links to all the key elements you'll need to plan a pig roast, from sourcing a whole hog, to finding or building a whole pig rotisserie, to recipes and how-to's to get you started. I have even included some info on roasting a whole lamb as well! Good luck and have fun with your roast pig celebration!



Fire Pit

The best place I know of to buy whole hog rotisseries and other accessories for pit roasts is SpitJack.com. They are very helpful and have a great selection of supplies that are specifically designed for cooking with fire, either in your fireplace or over a fire pit. Their "Whole Hog" and "Rotisseries" section have many great products. Most of the rotisseries pictured on these pages are available from them.



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